Welcome to Waltham Abbey Leisure Centre

We’re passionate about helping you stay physically active and emotionally engaged in fitness, sport and wellbeing.  Our mission is to put our heart and soul into ‘creating active places and healthy people’ - it’s about creating a place for everyone. Read our re-opening information for details on facilities and how to book your sessions.

Chris McCarthy Centre Manager

01992 716733

  • Waltham Abbey Leisure Centre
  • Waltham Abbey Leisure Centre gym
  • Waltham Abbey Leisure Centre pools

    Memberships for everyone

    We offer a range of payment options and discounted memberships; select your preferred package below and choose from the options available.

    • Premium

      Includes gym, swim and classes with 14 days’ advance booking rights.

      3 months for just £80

      Exercise is the best medicine! Click to find out more about this great offer

      Membership Offer

    • Swim

      Includes swimming with 14 days’ advance booking rights.

      3 months for just £50

      Make a splash this October. Click to find out more

      Membership Offer

    • Places Locker Virtual Studio

      Refreshed with 1000s of on demand and live stream workouts!

      Free Places access or upgrade to Essential for £5/month

      Accessible via the Places Locker app

    • Free Membership

      Our Places membership allows you to book online and pay as you move with 7 days’ advance booking rights.

      Join now

      Not sure which membership is right for you?  Get in touch to find out more.

      Places Locker app

      Free access to the Places Locker app with all memberships

      The Places Locker app enables you to book, track activity and access over 150 free virtual workouts. Join today and get moving.

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      Centre InfoCentre Information

      Waltham Abbey Leisure Centre,
      Hillhouse,
      Waltham Abbey,
      Essex,
      EN9 3EL
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      Call us: 01992 716733
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      Opening times

      Open today until 9pm

      • Mon: 6.30am - 9pm
      • Tue: 6.30am - 9pm
      • Wed: 6.30am - 9pm
      • Thu: 6.30am - 9pm
      • Fri: 6.30am - 9pm
      • Sat: 7.30am - 4.30pm
      • Sun: 7.30am - 4.30pm

      Facilities

      • Gym
      • Main pool
      • Teaching pool*
      • Studios
      • Indoor cycling studio
      • Sauna and steam room*
      • Community rooms*
      • Café

      *Not currently open. Please read our re-opening FAQs for more information.

      Operated by Places for People Leisure Ltd. working in partnership with Epping Forest District Council.
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      If you’d like more information to help you with choosing the right membership for you, please get in touch.

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